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Storms cause millions of dollars of damage schools
At least 56 school sites were damaged by the severe storms and tornados that ripped through the state from May 19 to 31, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi announced today. Three sites were completely destroyed in ...
Canadian charity fights red tape
Yards of red tape nearly derailed a Canadian charity’s efforts to help Oklahoma tornado victims....
Tornado victims ‘bullied’
Tornado victims should not be bullied into signing contracts, said Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak Thursday at Moore City Hall. High pressure sales and bullying are the most common complaints being registered by victims following ...
No cost for lost teaching certificates
Many educators across the state lost a great deal during the severe storms and tornados that occurred in May. To help certified personnel, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi announced today that the State Department ...
Moore mayor: Residents rebuilding
MOORE — Moore Mayor Glenn Lewis, the city’s cheerleader in chief, said he believes about 90 percent of Moore tornado victims will rebuild there. On May 19 and May 20, when an EF-5 tornado tracked through Newcastle, south Oklahoma City and ...
Sales of underground storm shelters increase
Until recently, the staff at GroundSafe Shelters had to explain the details of underground storm shelters to customers. But that’s not the case anymore....
Shelters give tornado victims a sense of peace and normalcy
MOORE — For folks whose lives have been disrupted by chaos, a little bit of normalcy can go a long way....
Student writes song for victims
OKLAHOMA CITY —Rebekah Willoughby, self-taught musician and ninth-grader at Chickasha High School, will donate all proceeds from the sale of her song, Oklahoma Strong, to benefit victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore....
Volunteers work to rescue photos scattered by the tornadoes
Thousands of photos scattered by recent tornados in central Oklahoma have been recovered and will eventually be scanned into an online database for owners to view and claim. During the May 19 and 20 tornados in central Oklahoma, pictures ...
Dollar General takes donations
Area Dollar General stores are raising money for an employee whose son was severely injured in the May 20 tornado....
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